Saturday, March 12, 2011

March 18, 2011

We're almost at the end of the term, and the last day to hand in all late and revised work is today!

Spelling/Vocabulary Test on "re-"  

Spelling for March 11 and March 18


  Vocabulary/Spelling #18           Test on March 24
 Suffix to study:   -tion  which means act or  state
1.       attention     extra credit:  The "at" part means "towards", and the "ten" part means  "to stretch or extend."  So if you are paying attention, you are stretching toward something.  Tension and tense come from the same word part as the "ten" part of attention. 
2.       population -- extra credit: "pop" means "people."
3.       operation --  extra credit:  "oper" means "work."
4.       transportation -- extra credit:  "trans" means "across."  "port" means "carry."



We will check your composition books today.  

Grading: Composition Book Term 3.doc

You could also see the tab above for "Composition Book -- What You Should Have So Far."


Ice Story:





Timeline for Shackleton:

Last Day to Turn in Late and revised work for third term.

Reminder: Your March Book of the Month Project -- one external text feature -- is due on March 22.  The score goes on this term, so even if you are late, get it in by Thursday, March 24.  Grades go in to the district on March 25.